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The Bishop's Brothels #2020

The Bishop's Brothels By E.J. Burford The Bishop s Brothels Situated on the Bishop of Winchester s land and a source of some profit for the Church the Bankside brothels attracted many and helped to make Southwark the pleasure garden of London student of Engl
  • Title: The Bishop's Brothels
  • Author: E.J. Burford
  • ISBN: 9780709051138
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • The Bishop's Brothels By E.J. Burford Situated on the Bishop of Winchester s land, and a source of some profit for the Church, the Bankside brothels attracted many and helped to make Southwark the pleasure garden of London student of English history, importantly, however, the author delves into contemporary source material to produce a chronicle of a country s changing sexual climate.
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    1. Four star read scaled back to three due to some serious historical errors Not in the writer s area of expertise, but in general history Richard II was the GRANDSON of Edward III, not the son, as stated in the book.Besides that, the book is well researched and quite interesting, covering as it does the history of prostitution in Southwark, Bankside, and the Liberty of the Clink.Originally published in the 1970s, and pretty much the go to reference work in this field, my copy was a reprint from 20 [...]


    2. Very interesting from my point of view, as I live fairly close to the stretch of Southwark where the brothels were once located Southwark itself started out as a series of brothels to service Roman troops when they were making a bridgehead in this country I don t know whether the native girls were considered collaborators in some corners The remains of the Bishop s palace are still to be seen near the wonderful Anchor Pub, where I must have consumed many, many gallons of beer over the years I on [...]


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